The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 54 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.36% 3.11% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 10.30% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £153 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Median hourly rate £11.40 £13.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.76 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.98 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 233 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.83% 30.18% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 148 44
Median daily rate £325 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £161 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 45 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 6 - -
Kidlington -3 2 - - 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 15 (57.69%) ITIL
5 11 (42.31%) DameWare
5 11 (42.31%) Lotus
5 11 (42.31%) Acrobat
5 11 (42.31%) Internet
5 11 (42.31%) MS Office
5 11 (42.31%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (42.31%) IBM Notes
5 11 (42.31%) Adobe
6 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
6 10 (38.46%) Release Management
6 10 (38.46%) Change Control
7 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 8 (30.77%) VPN
8 8 (30.77%) Software Distribution
9 5 (19.23%) Office 365
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
10 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
11 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
11 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.54%) Service Management
12 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (7.69%) Project Management
12 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Acrobat
1 11 (42.31%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Internet
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 8 (30.77%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Service Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Services Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) IT Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) IT Support
6 4 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Change Control
2 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 10 (38.46%) Release Management
3 8 (30.77%) Software Distribution
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) DameWare
2 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Adobe
2 11 (42.31%) Lotus
2 11 (42.31%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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